The Met Office has forecast rains from Monday will bring cheers to the people roasting in the blistering heat.
Meteorologists say it may rain in most of the days of this week. Bangladesh is set to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha on Wednesday.
The Met Office has also asked the maritime ports to hoist local cautionary signal three due to a low over the Bay of Bengal.
“Temperature is dropping as it rained at many places on Sunday. Rain is likely in most of the places, including Dhaka on Monday. Temperature will drop gradually,” he said.
The maximum temperature of the country was recorded at 38.4 degrees Celsius on Sunday.
Dhaka’s maximum temperature was 34 degrees Celsius.
Day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.
Kurigram-Lalmonirhat Palli Bidyut Samity General Manager Swadesh Kumar Ghosh said they are getting half the demand for 60 megawatt in peak hours.
Thakurgaon Civil Surgeon Abu Md Khairul Kabir said the pressure of patients, especially children and elderly, due to the hot weather has increased at the hospitals.
Farmers have complained of rise in production costs of Amon crops because they need to irrigate the fields many more times than before due to the hot weather.